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THE
SKINCEUTICALS STORY





At SkinCeuticals, our mission is to improve SKIN HEALTH. We are committed to leading the skincare industry in terms of research and innovation, and we promise to provide advanced skincare backed by science.

Our skincare philosophy centers on three main pillars: PREVENT. PROTECT. CORRECT. These principles work synergistically to provide the healthiest skin possible, and optimal anti-aging results.


2014

A Breakthrough Antioxidant Cocktail for Nighttime Use

A skincare first, Resveratrol B E is an antioxidant night concentrate to boost skin’s own antioxidant defense system to help repair and prevent accumulated damage for improved radiance, elasticity, and density.

A New Standard in Eye Care

Physical Eye UV Defense offers 100% mineral SPF 50 broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection in a non-migrating formula designed specifically for the delicate eye area. Infused with nourishing ceramides, it features a universal tint to enhance skin tone and create a smooth canvas for makeup.




2013

Advanced Defense Against Discoloration

The introduction of Advanced Pigment Corrector represents the next-generation in comprehensive skin discoloration treatments. This multi-layer solution is clinically proven to correct excess pigment, prevent its reoccurrence, and improve skin’s luminosity.

Body Correct: Clinically Proven Skin Improvement From Head to Toe

Designed to smooth, tighten, rejuvenate, and brighten skin on the body (and target problem spots like the neck, chest, and hands), SkinCeuticals Body Correct technologies feature advanced formulations that provide visible results at home, and complement the results of in-office procedures for the body.



2012

Shedding Light on Infrared Radiation

Research reveals that infrared radiation A (IRA) causes free radical damage that result in accelerated skin aging. SkinCeuticals C E Ferulic is proven to neutralize the IRA-generated free radicals that sunscreens cannot.

A New Standard in Eye Care

A SkinCeuticals study, in partnership with a laser and medical device community, discovers that the application of C E Ferulic immediately post laser can decrease patient downtime by up to two days

2011

A Sun Protection Innovation

SkinCeuticals Physical Fusion UV Defense SPF 50 is a first-to-market formulation that provides weightless, 100% physical broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection while enhancing natural skin tone and boosting daily radiance.

An Unprecedented Innovation from the Antioxidant Authority

The launch of Phloretin CF Gel marks an entirely new antioxidant delivery system. Its revolutionary serum-in-a-gel technology is formulated in accordance with the Duke Antioxidant Patent.

2010

SkinCeuticals Expands In-Office Treatment Options

SkinCeuticals acquires BioMedic and introduces corrective professional peels, marking the official launch of the integrated skincare program. By complementing advanced skincare with powerful state-of-the-art medical procedures, SkinCeuticals helps patients achieve optimal skin health and anti-aging results.

2009

A Commitment to Pigment Correction

A SkinCeuticals study shows that Pigment Regulator is an effective alternative to the medical standard in treating discoloration.

2008

Another Skincare First

The introduction of Phloretin CF establishes a new class of antioxidants by combining the broad-range protective power of phloretin with vitamin C and ferulic acid to prevent and correct skin damage.

Unparalleled Protection, Indisputable Science

The power of C E Ferulic is acknowledged and confirmed with the publication of a double-blind, peer-reviewed study in The Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

2005

The Antioxidant Bar is Raised Again

C E Ferulic launches with a combination of ferulic acid plus vitamins C and E. This pivotal antioxidant advance doubles protection once again, from four to eight times the skin's natural defense.

2004

Science-backed Skincare Without a Prescription

SkinCeuticals launches Retinol 0.5 and Retinol 1.0.
Retinol 1.0 contains the highest concentration of pure retinol available without a prescription

The Genesis of Integrated Skincare

SkinCeuticals introduces a full professional back bar product line exclusively for use by dermatologists, plastic surgeons, and other skincare professionals

"Prevent. Protect. Correct.” is Born

SkinCeuticals formalizes its philosophy of “Prevent. Protect. Correct.” These pillars remain the fundamental elements for an effective skincare approach that maintains and improves skin health

2002

A New Age in Sun Protection

SkinCeuticals introduces the first 100% physical sunscreen, Physical UV Defense SPF 30. This scientific breakthrough features a never-before-seen elegant texture and establishes the foundation for the SkinCeuticals philosophy.

2001

The Proof Behind the Patent

Dr. Pinnell’s landmark study about the parameters necessary for formulating a stable and effective vitamin C serum is published in The Journal of Dermatologic Surgery.

1999

SkinCeuticals Branches Out

The SkinCeuticals line grows with the launch of Phyto+ for discoloration, Face Cream for aging skin and Eye Balm to combat damage around the eye area.

A Skincare Industry First

The addition of vitamin E boosts the potency of SkinCeuticals antioxidant formulations by doubling the level of protection from two- to four-times the skin’s natural defense.

1997

The Dawn of a New Era

SkinCeuticals is one of the first companies to partner with physicians to offer skincare products in their offices.

The Duke Antioxidant Patent Comes to Life

SkinCeuticals launches Serum 10 and Serum 15, the company’s first stabilized, pure L-ascorbic acid topical antioxidant products.

 1992

The Turning Point in Antioxidant Research

SkinCeuticals Founding Scientist Sheldon Pinnell, M.D. continues his pivotal research on topical antioxidants, leading to the first vitamin C patent – a breakthrough discovery and the creation of an entirely new skincare category.

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